Elizabeth Barrett Browning Hitherto Unpublished poems and Stories with an Inedited Autobiography
(Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1914. In two volumes; lxii + 173 pages + 243 pages; illustrated with tissue-guarded portrait frontispieces of Browning and with facsimiles of her writings in the text; one of a limited edition of 453 copies printed at the De Vinne Press for the Bibliophile Society; Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) English poet, read Homer in Greek and wrote verses a the age of eight, in 1833 her 'Prometheus Bound' was published and constantly wrote prose and verse after this, met and married Robert Browning, with whom she lived for most of the rest of her life in Italy-she also took a keen interest in the Italian struggle for freedom. (DNB); previous owner pencil name on the endpaper of Vol. II of Mary Ella Hopkins August 27, 1940; bound in the original light brown full butter calf leather boards, conservatively gilt ruled, gilt titled, gilt Bibliophile Society emblem on spines, top edges gilt; contained in the original yellow polished paper covered slipcases with brown cloth spines, which are in turn contained in brown cloth slipcases having paper title labels on the spines; outer cases browned and worn; slight wear to bindings, contents very clean and in very good condition. Very Good (Item ID: 18638)


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